Concept of medium heat on stove
I have always been fascinated with cooking but tend to be impatient. I often find myself flipping through recipes, figuring out how long something will take to cook and how hot my stove should be before starting.  My problem is that most recipes only list the temperature needed for cooking something after it’s already started ... Read more
Concept of simmer and low when cooking
When you are simmering, the goal is to maintain a very low temperature. Simmering involves gentle heat and long cooking times so the results will be tender and flavorful. You can simmer on the stovetop or in the oven. Simmering involves bringing a liquid to the point of being below boiling. You’ll notice several tiny ... Read more
Grilling season is quickly approaching and there are so many options other than the traditional hot dogs and burgers. Don’t waste your grill on the “blah” foods that are found at every back yard soiree. Visiting a BBQ style restaurant may give you a touch of interest when it comes to cooking smoked meats. Don’t ... Read more
For those of us who love great BBQ and are ready to take our barbequing skills to the next level, purchasing a smoker is the natural next step for would be “pit masters.” Today, meat smokers – and electric smokers in particular – are gaining popularity. This is because they are easier and less messy ... Read more
Smoked beef jerky has been popular for thousands of years because it’s tasty, satisfying, and remarkably shelf-stable. It’s also highly versatile in terms of flavor, with your only real limit being the number of creative marinades you can come up with. If you’d like to start learning how to smoke your own beef jerky, then ... Read more
Once a simple and effective way to prepare less valuable cuts of meat, BBQ has taken off as an art form. Most entry level meat smokers can be found stuffed with beef or pork . These days the offerings are no longer the toughest cuts, but also include many other types of meat, including seafood. ... Read more
Welcome, grill enthusiasts! This guide will help you master how to oil grill grates. Why does it matter? Well, oiling grill grates make grilling fun and easy. It saves your food from sticking and keeps your grill in top shape. Plus, it adds that extra flavor we all love. Understanding the Importance of Oiling Grill ... Read more
If you’re a beginner at smoking meat, you’re probably compiling a list of recipes and meats to try. But what meats are the most popular to smoke? Here we go over some of the best meats to smoke in a smoker whether in a charcoal or electric smoker. What does smoking meat do? When smoking ... Read more